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Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

Preston parks retain their Green Flag quality

Miller Park in all its glory Pic: Tony Worrall Five parks in Preston have retained their green flag status as being outstanding spaces in the city. Avenham Park, Miller Park, Grange Park, Haslam Park and Fishwick nature reserve all scooped the […]

7 years ago
Mapped: Preston developments and glimpse of city by 2020

Four developments from top left clockwise: Cottam Hall, Adelphi Square, Eastway retail park and Friargate Court A lot is happening in Preston right now and there’s major developments in the city centre, up towards the university and on the North West edge of the city. We’ve […]

7 years ago
Rorke’s Drift flower display helps Preston parks team win RHS Tatton show prize

The Zulu flower bed A flower bed representing the famous battle of Rorke’s Drift has won the Preston parks team a prize at the RHS Tatton Park show. Preston City Council’s parks team created […]

7 years ago
Preston Bus Station: More than 4,000 votes for favourite Youth Zone designs

More than 4,000 public votes were cast in the competition to select a design for Preston Youth Zone and the Bus Station apron. Five designs were voted on by members […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement North West charity to host family fun day fundraiser

A North West charity are holding a family fun day early next month. Originally a child care agency, Caritas Care aims to make lives better for groups and communities including […]

7 years ago
19 pictures of Pretty Muddy Race for Life in Moor Park

More than 2,000 women got deep down and dirty in Moor Park to raise money for charity on Saturday. Race for Life’s Pretty Muddy event saw them take on an […]

7 years ago
Macs bar licensing hearing: Blow by blow account of day two

Macs bar remains closed Mac’s bar’s future remains on a knife edge this weekend as councillors consider what sanctions, if any, to impose. A second day of evidence was heard in the Town Hall […]

7 years ago
Preston Youth Zone at the Bus Station must ‘learn lessons’ of Bolton

Preston must learn the lessons of Bolton when it builds its Youth Zone, according to experts in keeping young people entertained. Designs have been unveiled for how the Youth Zone […]

7 years ago
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